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Pennbrook Lager | River Horse Brewing Co.

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2.86/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co.
New Jersey, United States
riverhorse.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stirgy on 01-27-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
28
pDev:
19.93%
Bros Score:
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Photo of stegmakk
2.73/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pored golden with head that dissapeared in an instant...
Aroma was earthy like malt...but not in a good way...
Taste was watery but with a kick of malt in the middle...no real blend or anything of flavors...while it wasnt wretched or poor tasting...it just wasnt good...average at best...
Mouthfeel like i said...a little watery...
I won't buy this again or ask for it...but if it was handed to me...I wouldnt say no

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Photo of oberon
2.84/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

The guy at my local beer store recommonded this one,why?Pours a light amber with almost no head to speak of,very thin body.The aroma was a little nicer a little sweetish and malty,the taste was a little watery with a malt smack in the finish that leaves a decent aftertaste.Not as good "Y" for sure.No more recommendations from the beer store guy for sure.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
2.61/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Contract brewed for the Bucks County Brewing Company; the label reads "Pennbrook Traditional Amber Lager" - an obvious attempt to cash in on the immense popularity of Yuengling's Traditional Lager.

A rough pour will bring up a two-fingered head of off-white foam over a clear amber body. The head drops shortly to a creamy collar. The aroma is mildly malty and slightly earthy. The body is thin with a fine and moderate carbonation that leaves it lightly crisp on the tongue. The flavor, like the aroma, is limited with just a mildly sweet maltiness. It appears to be fairly well-attenuated, but finishes with a dull and sticky maltiness in the mouth. It seems that the bitterness has been heavily restrained to allow what sweetness the thin malt does have to come through. Some dextrine malt may be in use as well. As you progress through the glass the alcohol starts to develop on the palate. It's not that its level is high, it's just that there's very little malt (and even less hops) to mask it. It's quite boring, not well-balanced, and lacks drinkability due to the sticky finish - not recommended.

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Pennbrook Lager from River Horse Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.86 out of 5 with 28 ratings
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